Making All Voices Count

Technologies, citizen voice and accountable governance

Making All Voices Count was a programme that supported the development and spread of innovative approaches to fostering accountable, responsive governance – many of them using tools and platforms based on mobile phone and digital technologies.

Innovation, scaling and research projects

From its inception in June 2013 until its end in November 2017, Making All Voices Count issued 178 grants:

  • 72 to innovation projects
  • 38 to scaling projects
  • 7 to tech hubs
  • 61 to research projects.

Fourteen key messages about tech and accountable governance

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Five lessons about supporting innovation

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A learning programme

Making All Voices Count generated research-based evidence on how technologies contribute to accountable governance change processes, and practice-based learning on how to support innovation in this field.

This site

This is an archive of resources from the programme. You can search our publications, projects and blogs by theme and by country, and by type of project or publication.

Citizen participation and the rise of the Open Source City…
Ismael Peña-López

How cities in Spain are working towards citizen participation through digital openness

Scaling accountability through vertically integrated civil society policy monitoring and…
Jonathan Fox

Informing more strategic approaches to transparency, participation and accountability

Participatory budgeting in Indonesia: past, present and future
Francesca Feruglio Ahmad Rifai

Participatory budgeting in Indonesia: technical exercise or space for citizen engagement?

Antya Widita: The social innovator using open data for positive…

October 4, 2017 |

Using open data to create opportunities for citizens to collectively tackle urban challenges more quickly and effectively